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Who is Naomi Biden’s fiancé, Peter Neal?

Later this year, President Joe Biden’s eldest granddaughter, Naomi Biden, will marry fiancé Peter Neal – and in November the happy couple are set to celebrate their nuptials with a reception at the White House.

“Peter and I are so grateful to my Nana and Pop for the opportunity to celebrate our wedding at the White House,” Naomi tweeted. “We look forward to formalizing our commitment to each other and to what lies ahead.”

Naomi Biden and her fiancé Peter Neal, April 2022.

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Peter and Naomi’s nuptials will be the first major White House wedding event since President George W. Bush hosted a reception for his daughter Jenna in June 2008, a month after her wedding ceremony to Henry Hager in Texas. .

Here, everything you need to know about Naomi’s future husband, Peter.

Peter grew up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

He was born on April 17, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, but his family moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming when he was young. He attended Jackson Hole Community School, before going to Burke Mountain Academy, a preeminent preparatory school for ski racers.

Neal has three siblings, Eliot Neal, Betsy Neal and his brother, Willie Neal, who died tragically at age 19 in a roller ski accident. His family later established the Willie Neal Environmental Awareness Fund in his honor.

“Willie brought a lot of joy, inspiration and passion to this world and showed us all how to be better people,” Mary Neal, his mother, said after his death. “In this next chapter, we hope our pain will ease to the point that our memories of Willie will bring nothing but joy and continue to motivate us to make a difference in this world every day.”

His mother is also the author of two books, To Heaven and Back: A Doctor’s Extraordinary Account of His Death, Heaven, Angels, and Living Again: A True Story and 7 Lessons From Heaven: How Dying Taught Me to Live a Joyful Life, both about a near-death kayaking accident. Mary also shared her story in Netflix survive death docuseries.

He was an intern for Barack Obama’s White House and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

Neal was a White House intern from May 2015 to September 2015 and worked on Hillary for America as a finance intern from May 2016 to November 2016.

“What a wild, wild journey it’s been,” he wrote in November 2016 of his work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “This team kicked ass and took names (and money) like no other in history, and to have played a small part in it was a serious honor. I spent just about every waking minute with these people over the past 6 months, and to see this work finished today is surreal. There were days I thought I wouldn’t survive and days I didn’t want to finish, and I blame them. I’m grateful. I learned so much from these people and no matter what happens tonight, all of those lessons will endure.”

After Clinton lost the election, Neal took to Instagram again. This time, he shared a photo of a “Never Never Give Up” sign on Hillary’s desk. He wrote: “Nothing comes easy, and no one understands that better than Hillary Clinton. I noticed this sitting on her desk today, and the message couldn’t be more apt, or more appropriate for the woman he’s sitting on. She’s set the bar for what it means to be a public servant, and it’s time for all of us to take notes, buckle up, and do the same. is what she remembers daily should give us all hope and inspiration.

He graduated from George Washington University in 2018.

At GWU, he majored in Political Communication with a minor in Journalism and Mass Communication. He graduated magna cum laude. Next, he attended Carey Law School at the University of Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 2022.

Peter and Naomi met in June 2018.

According to a recent birthday post that Peter shared, their first date was June 8, 2018. It’s unclear how or where they met. Naomi makes her first appearance on Peter’s Instagram a month later:

In a birthday message for Naomi from 2019, Peter wrote: “Happy birthday to my partner in everything @naomibiden who is the brightest and most beautiful best friend. She is kinder, more loving and more caring than the world. deserve it and we are all, and me in particular, lucky to have another trip around the sun with her.”

During Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, Peter stood by Naomi. He started attending more public events after Biden was elected.

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(L-R) Dr. Jill Biden, Peter Neal, Finnegan Biden, Joe Biden and Ashley Biden help fill food donation boxes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 2021.

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He also attended the Inauguration with Naomi.

Peter proposed to Naomi in Jackson Hole in September 2021.

Naomi shared a selfie on Instagram showing off her engagement ring, simply writing, “Forever.”

Peter also shared the sweet snap, without a caption.

Since their engagement, he has made more public appearances alongside Naomi.

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Naomi and Peter are biking in Nantucket during Thanksgiving 2021.

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He spent Thanksgiving 2021 with the Bidens in Nantucket; he’s in this family photo (back row, second from right) with the rest of Biden’s grandchildren:

Peter and Naomi have a dog named Charlie.

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President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Naomi Biden and Peter Neal walk to the White House from Marine One, returning from a long weekend in Rohoboth, Delaware, June 20, 2022.

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Charlie is a constant presence on Peter and Naomi’s Instagram feeds:

They will have a wedding reception at the White House in November.

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Peter Neal and Naomi Biden attend the Ralph Lauren Fall 2022 Fashion Show, March 2022.

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Naomi tweeted, “Peter and I are so grateful to my grandmother and father for the opportunity to celebrate our wedding at the White House.”

“The first family, the couple and their parents are still in the planning stages of all the wedding festivities and look forward to announcing further details in the months ahead,” the First Lady’s Director of Communications said. Jill Biden, Elizabeth Alexander.


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